Program Information

Program Information:

2 - 4 Semesters

Program Location:

Arvada High School
7951 W 65th Ave
Arvada, CO 80004

Program Hours:

AM Session:
7:35 - 10:30am Monday through Friday 

PM Session:
11:45 - 3:30pm Monday through Thursday

Student Fees:

Students are expected to pay an annual program fee, as well as purchase equipment and clothing for personal use. Instructors work with business and industry partners to offer the best possible price on materials and equipment. Each program's fees will be available at orientation in May. Warren Tech works closely with students who demonstrate financial need. 

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Program Topics:

  • CPR/Safety/10 Hour OSHA Certification
  • Construction Math: Tape Measure Reading, Types of Measurements, Fractions, Formulas for Construction Trades, Arc’s, Tangents, Field Plotting, Excavation, Framing, Electrical, etc.
  • Surveying
  • Blue Print Reading for Vertical and Horizontal Construction
  • Plumbing Basics: Copper vs Pex, ABS vs PVC, Supply vs Drain, Cast vs Plastic
  • Electrical Basics: Conduit Installation, Wire installation, Conduit vs. Romex, Termination of Circuits
  • Carpentry Basics: Framing, Foundations, Finish, Stairs, Steel vs. Wood, Mechanical Fasteners
  • Drywall, Painting, Glazer Basics
  • Rigging
  • Hand and Power Tools: Identification, Types of Hand Tools, Types of Power Tools, Repair and Maintenance, Use of, Preventative Maintenance for Tools, Equipment, etc.
  • Scaffolding
  • Confined Space Certification: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Respirator Training/Certification
  • Introduction to Heavy Equipment Operation/Maintenance
  • Introduction to Underground Utilities Locating


Jeffco High School Credit Earned:

1st Semester:
1.0 Construction Comprehensive (CTE Elective)
0.5 Topics in Construction Science

2nd Semester:
1.0 Construction Comprehensive (CTE Elective)
0.5 Topics in Construction Science

3rd Semester:
1.5 Pre-Apprenticeship (CTE Elective)

4th Semester:
1.5 Pre-Apprenticeship (CTE Elective)

Red Rocks Community College Credit Available



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